Megan Gabelman

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Protesters across Egypt call for Mohamed Morsi to go

Millions of Egyptians filled streets across Egypt on Sunday calling for the departure of Mohamed Morsi on Sunday, hours after the president told the …

Edward Snowden vows to fight extradition and claims US hacked China

The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden vowed on Wednesday to fight any move by the US to have him extradited from Hong Kong, saying he was not there to …

Former NSA Chief: Everyone Is Probing Everyone Else, All the Time

Edward Snowden's new "bombshell revelation," only a few days after the Xi-Obama Summit, that the U.S. is hacking into Chinese computer systems is not really "news." In an interview in 2009, former NSA chief Mike McConnell -- and Snowden's former boss at Booz, Allen & Hamilton -- readily admitted as …

What is skeuomorphism?

<b>Apple announced it would scrap the "traditional" look of its mobile apps which mimicked real world objects. This is "skeuomorphic" design.</b><p>Steve Jobs believed computers should be so simple to use that a complete novice could master them based on instinct alone.<p>He championed a style of design in …

US 'debating options' to help Syrian rebels

The US is debating what more it might do to help the Syrian opposition in its conflict with the government, John Kerry, US secretary of state, has said, amid reports of fresh sectarian killing in the eastern part of the country.<p>The US has weighed for months whether to give arms to the rebels, but …

Boys learn combat skills at Hamas-run summer camp

<i>ANSAmed:</i> GAZA - As schools close for the summer in Gaza, children from age six to 16 are taking part in recreation camps organised by both Hamas and the Islamic Jihad movements in a paramilitary style.<p>At the camps, the children receive arms made of wood and take part in exercises which simulate …

June 12, 1964: Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment

On June 12, 1964, a judge sentenced Nelson Mandela to life in prison. Exactly 49 years later, Mandela's grandson thanked people for their support Wednesday in the family's first statement since the former South African president was hospitalized on Saturday.<p>Back in 1964, Mandela was one of eight …

No shark cage, no problem: Aussie swimmer attempts Cuba to Fla. crossing without protective cage

<i>Updated on June 6 at 10:30am ET</i>: After swimming for 11 hours, McCardel abandoned her attempt due to a "severe debilitating jelly fish sting," according to a statement from her support team.<p>Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel jumped feet-first into the water off of Cuba Wednesday in an …

No tow zone? Demolition project carries on around car after owner can't be reached

A resident walks past a car parked amid debris at a site demolished as part of a street widening project in Taiyuan, China, May 6. The site used to be the parking lot of a local company. The owner of the car could not be reached for over 10 days, so workers were told to carry on demolition …

It's a "Big Deal" When Red-state Senators Defy Obama on Social Security Cuts

At least three senators up for reelection in Republican-leaning states next year are defying President Obama by indicating they'll refuse to support the White House's Social Security cuts in any "Grand Bargain" on the budget. There are a number of reasons why this is important, including the fact …

Huckabee: Benghazi will oust Obama

Mike Huckabee on Monday predicted that President Barack Obama won’t finish out his second term in light of the “cover-up” of the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the former Arkansas governor called the affair “more serious than Watergate.”<p>“I believe that before it’s all over, …

New Meat-Eating Plant Species Found In Japan

"Meat-eating," not "man-eating." Still cool though.<p>According to Japan Times, a new species of carnivorous plant has been found in Aichi Prefecture, on the central-southern coast of Japan's main island. The Japan Times calls it a "pitcher plant," which it is not; as a species related to (and …

Buena Vista Michigan Teachers Agree To Work For Free As District Goes Broke (UPDATE)

A small school district in Michigan has run out of money to pay its teachers. But the school year isn't over until June 23.<p>The Buena Vista Education Association convened most of its 27 teachers on Monday for what some described as an emotional meeting. They voted to continue teaching, despite …

Conservatives Are Slamming The New Immigration Study From A Conservative Think Tank

In chief opposition to the Heritage plan is Americans for Tax Reform.<p>Grover Norquist's group has been in favor of immigration reform on the right, and called the Heritage study's cost estimates "vastly overblown."<p>Rep. Paul Ryan, the well-respected Chairman of the House Budget Committee, told CQ …

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Top 25 High Schools: South

Dixieland<p>The best schools in the Southern U.S., according to Newsweek’s Best American High Schools list.<p>05.06.13 4:45 AM ET<p>Suncoast Community High …

Top 25 Transformative High Schools

Game Changers<p>We re-ranked all our top schools based on the number of students who fall below federal poverty lines. The result: the most …

On the Border

The border between the United States and Mexico stretches 3,169 kilometers (1,969 miles), crossing deserts, rivers, towns, and cities from the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico. Every year, an estimated 350 million people legally cross the border, with another 500,000 entering into the United States …